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Sports briefs: May 13, 2015

Sports briefs: May 13, 2015

Be a Liberty Bell booster The Liberty Bell Booster Club could use your participation — and leadership. Club president Dee Townsend said this week that the club, which supports student activities, will hold elections for 2015-16 school year officers and committee chair positions on May 21, at 7 p.m. in the Liberty Bell High School library. You...
Mountain Lions batter Pateros, drop tough games to Brewster, Okanogan

Mountain Lions batter Pateros, drop tough games to Brewster, Okanogan

The Liberty Bell High School baseball team was involved in two shutouts last week but was on the winning end of only one of them. On Thursday (April 30), Liberty Bell outdistanced Pateros at home, 11-0, then fell to Brewster, 2-0, in another home game on Friday (May 1). On Monday (May 4), the Mountain...
Williams improves on javelin record as Mountain Lions eye districts and beyond

Williams improves on javelin record as Mountain Lions eye districts and beyond

Sarina Williams launched what coach Rocky Kulsrud called a “monster throw,” shattering her own school record in the javelin by 10 feet, to highlight the Liberty Bell High School track team’s only home meet on April 21. The Mountain Lions hosted four other teams, and made good showings in several events. Williams sailed the javelin...
Liberty Bell builds momentum for post-season soccer play with two wins

Liberty Bell builds momentum for post-season soccer play with two wins

The Liberty Bell High School soccer team put up eight goals against Oroville for an easy victory, then needed just one goal to outlast Manson in games last week. In a home match on April 22, the Mountain Lions stormed to a 6-0 lead over Oroville in the first half, which allowed coach Lincoln Post...
Fundraisers set to help Twisp man injured in car accident

Fundraisers set to help Twisp man injured in car accident

Twisp resident and Liberty Bell High School coach Micah Knox, 31, was injured last week in a single-car rollover accident on Balky Hill Road. Knox was listed in serious condition on Tuesday (April 28) at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. Okanogan County sheriff’s dispatch received a call at 6:15 a.m. on April 23 from a...
Liberty Bell tennis teams fall to White Swan on road, split against Tonasket at home

Liberty Bell tennis teams fall to White Swan on road, split against Tonasket at home

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams both lost on the road to a powerful White Swan squad on April 21, then returned home for a match Thursday (April 23) against Tonasket which saw the boys win convincingly while the girls were defeated. At White Swan, the Lady Lions were swept, 5-0,...
Mountain Lions baseball team routs Manson, splits with Lake Roosevelt

Mountain Lions baseball team routs Manson, splits with Lake Roosevelt

The Liberty Bell High School baseball team overwhelmed Manson, 12-0, before splitting a hard-fought double-header with Lake Roosevelt in home games last week. The Mountain Lions jumped to an 11-0 lead in the first two inning against Manson on April 21, which allowed coach Don Calvert to get some playing time for younger players. Pitcher...
Sports briefs: April 29, 2015

Sports briefs: April 29, 2015

Sign up for Babe Ruth ball Sign up by Friday (May 1) to be part of the Methow Valley Babe Ruth Baseball team, for ages 13–15. Cost is $40. Contact Rob Crandall at (509) 341-4060 or email methownatives@methownet.com. The season is in May and June. Bowen Mountain hill climb Cascades Outdoor Store will host the...
Lady Lions go 3-0 for the week, put up lots of runs in double-header sweep

Lady Lions go 3-0 for the week, put up lots of runs in double-header sweep

  The Liberty Bell High School softball team threw up big numbers — and allowed a total of only two runs — in three wins last week on its home field. On April 21, the Lady Lions needed just three innings to put away Manson, 15-0, under the 15-run lead rule. Pitcher Kelsey Baldwin struck out four and walked...
Liberty Bell home stand nets three wins, lots of Lara goals

Liberty Bell home stand nets three wins, lots of Lara goals

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ soccer team took three out of four matches in a busy week that saw Jorge Lara continue his relentless season-long assault on opponents’ nets. The Mountain Lions started the week with a home game against Brewster, losing 1-0. Brewster is undefeated in league play. “We had just returned from...